Police Department

Contact Information

Parma Heights Police Dept.
6184 Pearl Road
Parma Heights, Ohio 44130

Emergency Call 9-1-1

Chief's Office
Chief Steve Scharschmidt
Chief's Assistant: Sonya N. Short
440.885.3889 fax

Detective Bureau
440.842.1029 fax

To contact our records clerk
440.884.1609 fax

General Questions
To leave a message for an officer or any other administrative needs
440.884.1609 fax
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Do not use email or Facebook when an officer is needed or your question requires a timely response, as neither are regularly monitored.  For an immediate response, call PRDC at 440.884.1234

Emergency Call 9-1-1


Chief Scharschmidt

On behalf of the men and women of the Parma Heights Police Department, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our webpage.  We are proud of our organization and are dedicated to providing exceptional public service to all.  We are committed to ensure a safe and drug-free community.  Please browse the links for information and resources.  Please contact my office with questions or comments: chief@phpd.us or 440.481.3090.  

       ~Police Chief Steve Scharschmidt



                  You will be asked to provide: 
                                      1. The location of the emergency
                                      2.  A phone number to call you back
                                      3. The nature of the emergency,
                                      4. Any description you can provide regarding suspects if you are reporting a crime.

The appropriate personnel will immediately be dispatched to aid you while you remain on the phone with the call taker. You may be asked to stay on the line until help arrives.

For non-life threatening emergencies or other situations where a police officer response is needed, call the Parma Regional Dispatch Center (PRDC) at 440.884.1234


The Parma Heights Police Department is committed to the safety and security of all residents, businesses and visitors.  Our department strives to provide the best public service by offering timely, accurate and exceptional response to your complaints and calls for assistance.  The PHPD consists of 38 members including: the Chief, Chief's Assistant, 1 Captain, 8 Sergeants, 4 Detectives, 1 Detective Bureau Secretary, 16 Patrol Officers, 2 Auxiliary Officers, 2 full-time Clerks and 2 part-time Clerks.


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